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Moments later, the SpaceX Dragon supply ship successfully reached orbit, prompting cheers inside the SpaceX Mission Control room. The pad was last used for NASA's final shuttle mission almost six years ago. The company is hoping to launch from Pad 39A again in about "two weeks", Jensen said. Sunday's mission came a day after a technical problem prompted a launch abort roughly 10 seconds before blastoff.
  • Granddad, the oldest living fish in captivity, has died

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    Lungfish, which have existed for more than 380 million years, are among a few fish species that can breathe air and live to be 100 years old. "It is incredible to know that over 104 million guests had the opportunity to see Granddad in our care and learn about his unique species over eight decades", said Bridge Coughlin, Shedd's president and CEO.
  • RotTR and FFXV mean a good year for Square Enix sales

    RotTR and FFXV mean a good year for Square Enix sales

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    He did manage to toss in a hint about a possible a story mode, similar to the PSP games. However, the focus of the game is battles and that has not changed. Months prior to that report, Square Enix president and CEO Yosuke Matsuda said in an interview with Nikkei that the company was putting energy into esports prior to the 2015 Tokyo Game Show.
  • In a first, EC introduces 'pink booths' in Punjab, Goa

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    For the current polls, AAP is contesting on 39 seats, Congress on 37 and BJP on 36 seats. More than eleven lakh voters are eligible to exercise their right in this election which has 250 candidates in the fray. The Commission had set up 1642 polling stations across the state. Over 8,000 additional paramilitary personnel, in addition to the state police, have been despatched to the 1,642 polling stations across the state and other strategic locations to maintain law and order.
  • Canadian women beat United States 21-17 to capture Sydney Sevens Cup

    Canadian women beat United States 21-17 to capture Sydney Sevens Cup

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    South Africa powered past Argentina before knocking out hosts Australia 26-12 in the semis, with Seabelo Senatla showing off the skills that would prove to be too much for England . Earlier in the day, the Blitzboks beat United States of America and hosts Australia to book their place in the final. The Canadians began the day with a 26-5 win over Russian Federation in the Cup quarter-finals.
  • Kushner, Ivanka Helped Squash Any LGBT Rollback

    Kushner, Ivanka Helped Squash Any LGBT Rollback

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    The reported power struggle within the White House centres on Mr Bannon, who is thought to have been the architect of the scheme to ban travel from seven Muslim countries. Americans working for federal agencies. Donald Trump's daughter and her husband, a senior adviser at the White House, led the charge against the draft executive order and in favor of the LGBTQ defenses, several sources told Politico .
  • Saks Owner Hudson's Bay Makes Takeover Approach to Macy's

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    Saks Fifth Avenue's parent company Hudson's Bay Co. has approached Macy's Inc. about a potential takeover, according to a Friday morning Wall Street Journal report that cited unnamed sources. Hudson's Bay Co.'s stock (TSX: HBC) jumped roughly half a point from where it opened Friday following the Journal news alert . In 2015, Smith said that the company's real estate was worth more than $20 billion alone.
  • Senate confirms Rex Tillerson to be next Secretary of State

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    The Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer, fuelled by Mr Trump's recent actions including his controversial executive order on immigration, has announced his opposition to most of Mr Trump's cabinet picks, including Mr Tillerson and attorney general nominee Senator Jeff Sessions.
  • Afternoon snow showers followed by messy midday on Tuesday

    Afternoon snow showers followed by messy midday on Tuesday

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    Sunday will be another calm day with a westerly wind blowing and some clouds, the National Weather Service said. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 miles per hour in the morning. But the daytime high Tuesday could get past 40 degrees, turning the precipitation to rain. Sunday's high in Madison was 26 at 12:02 a.m., 1 degree below the normal high and 28 degrees below the record high of 54 for January 29, set in 2013.